An expected one-half-inch of ice on lines could cause widespread outages
This from our friend Lelan Statom at NewsChannel 5:
By Tuesday morning, the UCEMC service area could see .25’’-.50’’ of ice.
Ahead of the system, many people will see patchy freezing drizzle and freezing fog, resulting in ice on trees, power lines & roads in some locations.
The Upper Cumberland Airport’s temperature in Sparta has been at 32° or below since 8 p.m. Thursday.
1-2 inches of snow is possible on top of the ice.
The better snow chances in the Upper Cumberland area – Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning.
The Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (UCEMC) is an electric power distribution cooperative. UCEMC is owned and operated by its members and distributes electric power through more than 4,600 miles of lines to more than 50,000 members located primarily in Jackson, Overton, Putnam and Smith Counties and northern DeKalb County. Several members are served in “fringe” areas of Clay, Fentress, Macon, Pickett, White, and Wilson Counties.